TEA/UIL Eligibility

The chart below may be used by principals, coaches, and sponsors to determine eligibility for middle and high school students’ participation in all extracurricular activities for the 2020-2021 school year.

Specifically be aware of the following issues:

  • Grade periods for eligibility are seven (7) calendar days after the evaluation, with the exception of holidays.
  • Students may only lose eligibility at the end of the first six weeks of school and at the nine weeks grading periods.
  • Students can regain eligibility at both the three weeks progress report and at the nine weeks grade report.
  • All students are eligible during Intersession Break, Thanksgiving Break, Winter Break and Spring Break holidays.
2020-21 Eligibility Calendar
DateAction
9/18End of six weeks grading period.  All students’ grades are checked
9/25End of 7 day grace period
10/2End of first grading period. All students' grades are checked
Intersession Break
10/2-10/9
At the end of the school day, all students are eligible due to a one-week intersession break
10/19End of 7 day grace period
10/303 week grade evaluation
11/6Students regain eligibility based on 3 week grade evaluation
11/203 week grade evaluation
Thanksgiving week
11/20-11/27
At the end of the school day, all students are eligible due to a one-week or longer student holiday
12/7Students regain eligibility based on 3 week grade evaluation
12/18End of second grading period. All students’ grades are checked
Winter holiday break
12/18-1/4
At the end of the school day, all students are eligible due to one-week or longer student holiday
1/12End of 7 day grace period
1/253 week grade evaluation
2/1Students regain eligibility based on 3 week grade evaluation
2/123 week grade evaluation
2/19Students regain eligibility based on 3 week grade evaluation
3/5End of third grading period. All students’ grades are checked
Intersession and
Spring Break
3/5-3/19
At the end of the school day, all students are eligible due to one-week or longer student holiday
3/29End of 7 day grace period
4/93 week grade evaluation
4/16Students regain eligibility based on 3 week grade evaluation
4/303 week grade evaluation
5/7Students regain eligibility based on 3 week grade evaluation

Notes

  • following winter break, ineligible students return to being ineligible until the next grade check & grace period.
  • during spring break all are eligible and the grading period ends the Friday after Spring Break.
  • all students are eligible through the summer.
  • total credits determine the first 2020-21 six week eligibility for 9-12 students.
  • to be eligible students must be passing all classes at the end of a grading period. An “i” (incomplete) recorded as a grade is considered a failing grade until a passing grade is recorded.

For a listing of courses exempt from ineligibility, go to high school course guide.